Page 186 TEACHING RADICAL HISTORY The Colonial Casbah on the Silver Screen: Using PÃ©pÃ© le Moko and The Battle of Algiers to Teach Colonialism, Race, and Globalization in French History Michael G. Vann Teaching history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, I encounter many students who are aware of (and often very well informed about) issues of social justice, racism, and globalization. However, most of my students do not expect to consider such subjects in a survey of twentieth-century French history. In a class of some thirty studentsâequally divided between a third history majors, a third French literature or language majors, and a third representing everything from politics to computer sciences majorsâmy syllabus often comes as a shock to them. I present them with a series of texts that foreground intense social conï¬icts in the narrative of French history. These conï¬icts include labor activism, gender disputes, and the development and bitter legacy of fascism. My course calls special attention to the histories of colonialism and race, allowing my students to gain insight into French, European, and global issues of race and social justice by studying subjects traditionally ignored or marginalized in French history. To teach these subjects,
Radical History Review – Duke University Press
Published: Apr 1, 2002
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